U.S. Interior Department calls for states to submit mine cleanup proposals

Alaska is eligible for up to $1.3 million in Abandoned Mine Lands grants under infrastructure law

By: - August 3, 2022 9:19 am
U.S. Interior Secretary Debra Harland testifies during her confirmation hearing in February 2021 in Washington, D.C.(Photo by Leigh Vogel-Pool/Getty Images)

U.S. Interior Secretary Debra Harland testifies during her confirmation hearing in February 2021 in Washington, D.C. In a statement this week, Harland urged states to apply to receive Abandoned Mine Lands grant funding available under the federal infrastructure law. (Photo by Leigh Vogel-Pool/Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.

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